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Twitter Lists

  1. 1. Twitter Lists Presented by Andrew Hart 1 November 2009
  2. 2. Twitter 101 Twitter is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that enables its users to send and read messages known as tweets . SMS of the Internet Tweet Content: News, spam, self-promotion, nonsense, conversation Technology: Simple interface. Web-based Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client. Open API: Applications: social networking, politics, news, protest, public relations Quickly becoming one of the most popular websites.
  3. 3. Twitter Lists "Group" feature: Organize the people you’re following on Twitter, and find new people. Snapshot of the things those users are saying by viewing that list’s page, which includes a complete tweet stream for everyone on the list. Other Twitter users can then subscribe to your lists. This means lists have the potential to be an important new discovery mechanism for great tweets and accounts.
  4. 4. List Applications Organize those that you follow (e.g. family, friends, work, media, education, news, entertainment, sports, politics). Share those you follow with others. Follow those that you ARE NOT following.
  5. 5. HOW TO: Create a List 1. Sign in to Twitter 2. Click “New List” in your Twitter sidebar.
  6. 6. HOW TO: Create a List 3. Enter a name for the list. (See next screen shot.) 4. Select Public or Private, depending if you want to share your list or not. 5. Click Create List.
  7. 7. HOW TO: Create a List Add people to the list: 1. Go to a person’s page either by searching, entering URL or clicking the name from within Twitter. 2. Click "Lists". 3. Select the checkbox(es) to add the person to list(s).
  8. 8. HOW TO: Create a List Screencast: How to Create Lists in Twitter (Closed-Captioned)
  9. 9. HOW TO: Follow Lists People you follow Listorious TweetMeme Lists
  10. 10. Lists of Note Kathy Gill's Lists Robert Scoble’s Most Influential In Tech NewMedia Best of Photography The Onion Editorial Staff
  11. 11. Questions for consideration Do you use Twitter lists? If not, is Twitter more appealing now because of the Lists feature? Does Twitter Lists make feed readers obsolete? [via Scobleizer and boy, for a gunman you're one hell of a pessimist. What potential does Lists create for a new Twitter revenue model?
  12. 12. Works Cited Twitter on Wikipedia Is Twitter Replacing the RSS Reader? Scobleizer HOW TO: Use Twitter Lists Listorious Get Organized With Twitter Lists

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